Political Humor and Satire

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Political Humor and Satire

Post by Tortoise » Tue Nov 10, 2020 1:31 pm

This is a new thread to contain a variety of political humor and satire (not "real" stuff). I'll kick it off with a couple of recent Babylon Bee articles:

Study Finds Connection Between Getting Your Way Politically and Calling for Unity

After Wiping Out Half the Universe, Thanos Calls for Unity
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Post by tomfoolery » Tue Nov 10, 2020 2:00 pm

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Post by doodle » Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:17 pm

Is this satire? It's hard to tell nowadays



https://youtu.be/lZKkUyrklpc
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Post by pugchief » Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:11 pm

Hysterical. But you should have posted it in the Election Meaningless thread. ::)
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Post by GT » Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:01 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioyk1Ng1-pU

Once more the Sith will rule the galaxy and we shall have peace

I always liked this scene -

After we crush anyone or idea that we do not agree with and force our own ideology on everyone - We will have peace
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Post by sophie » Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:15 pm

Babylon Bee, you have outdone yourself:

https://babylonbee.com/news/butterball- ... ical-rally
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Post by Tortoise » Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:16 pm

sophie wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:15 pm
Babylon Bee, you have outdone yourself:

https://babylonbee.com/news/butterball- ... ical-rally
Does the Biden-Harris turkey come with ballot stuffing?
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Post by Mountaineer » Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:59 am

Tortoise wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:16 pm
sophie wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:15 pm
Babylon Bee, you have outdone yourself:

https://babylonbee.com/news/butterball- ... ical-rally
Does the Biden-Harris turkey come with ballot stuffing?
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Post by l82start » Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:29 am

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Government 2020+ - a BANANA REPUBLIC - if you can keep it

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Post by pugchief » Sat Nov 21, 2020 2:33 pm

Yes, but....isn't public school where they teach the socialism? :o
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Government 2020+ - a BANANA REPUBLIC - if you can keep it

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Government 2020+ - a BANANA REPUBLIC - if you can keep it

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Post by vnatale » Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:19 pm

Tortoise wrote:
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Any documentation of any specific information being passed on to her?

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Post by SomeDude » Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:10 pm

vnatale wrote:
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Any documentation of any specific information being passed on to her?

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Are you asking if the secrets she got while spending, I don't know how long (years?) with the congressmen have been made public?
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Post by SomeDude » Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:12 pm

Poor Tom. I heard the recording of him going off yesterday. I am not 100% certain, but I don't think he gives two craps about Covid. I think he was worried about people on the set getting caught in violation of whatever rules are in place now to "allow" people to work on films. He referenced how many people in his industry have been ruined because of this.

I think that's why he went off, not because he's worried about some stage hands standing close together and one of them catching a mild flu.
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Post by Tortoise » Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:24 pm

Yes, that's probably right. I suspect another factor that contributed to Cruise's rant was guilt. Restaurants and countless other small "non-essential" businesses in L.A. have been shut down for months, financially devastating their owners and employees. Yet people in the film industry are allowed to work right now because the government considers them "essential". (I'm sure money and political favors have nothing to do with that...)
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Post by tomfoolery » Thu Dec 17, 2020 2:29 pm

Tortoise wrote:
Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:24 pm
Yes, that's probably right. I suspect another factor that contributed to Cruise's rant was guilt. Restaurants and countless other small "non-essential" businesses in L.A. have been shut down for months, financially devastating their owners and employees. Yet people in the film industry are allowed to work right now because the government considers them "essential". (I'm sure money and political favors have nothing to do with that...)
They’re absolutely essential, not trolling, if not for the taxes from big tech and Hollywood, then California would be bankrupt. Big tech can work remote. Hollywood can’t.

The only way California is able to shut down restaurants, bars, gyms, stores, etc, and still have enough tax receipts to pay unemployment to all of the people they are demanding to stay home, is to allow Hollywood to keep working.

Of course I think the state shouldn’t be closed, but Hollywood is subsidizing the closure of the rest of the state.
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